A dentist dedicated to the dental and oral health of children is a pediatric dentist. In other words, pediatric dentists are pediatricians of dentistry. A pediatric dentist attends to the dental problems of infants' right through the teenage years. A pediatric dentist requires additional qualification after a graduation in general dentistry to meet the special needs of children. Visiting a pediatric dentist from early childhood to the growing years can help avoid dental treatments at later age and stage.
A pedodontist is a pediatric dentist - one who specializes in caring for children's teeth. The pedodontist attends to various dental needs of children and teens. A pedodontist is specially trained to maintain and work on dental cavities, extractions, tooth and gum diseases and dental woes of children from birth to childhood and adolescence. Special skills include dealing with special children, children in need of extensive dental treatment and typical dental needs of children. The pedodontist must allay the child's fear and anxiety.
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